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gunfire was coming from this home. they found a man and woman dead. there was also a 2.5-year-old boy at this house she believes. police saw two people running from this crime scene moments after the shot was fired. i talked to an investigator. the motive for this double murder remains unclear. but a close friend of one of the victims was here at the scene and told us about the man that was murdered here. >> i love him to death. my kids loved him. she was a good person. as far as we know and i don't know what happened. i will grieve for the family. that's all i can say. >> reporter: now relatives do tell us again a 2.5-year-old boy was apparently inside this house they believe at the time the killings took place. but apparently that boy unhurt according to relatives. as we come back out here live this is a very active crime
scene. a tow truck is towing away a car from this house. this is the second car belonging to the victim. the bodies are still inside the house and they expect to be out here for several more hours this morning. live this morning in vallejo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. oakland police are searching for the killers that stalked and shot a man. a police source told us the victim was a drug dealer that drove home about 11:00 last night. two armed men chased him inside his home and demanded drugs and money. they ended up shooting the man in the back when he tried to run out the front door. there is a search under way for two children who police say were abducted by their father and take on a stolen boat. three-year-old brooklyn and devon were last seen at their home on wednesday.
police say they were taken by their father 43-year-old christopher mafia -- maffei. that is where he is accused of stealing a 40-foot boat. the boat is called unleashed. the picture there was spotted near vallejo on wednesday. he expressed interest sailing to monterey or new mexico. the chp has created two memorial funds supporting the family of fallen officer kenya young strum. mourners include the lives of chp officers. >> our deepest condolences are with them. the parents of the gunman went from oregon to the bay area yesterday to meet with
investigators. lacy's uncle william talked to us by phone from connecticut and told us quote the family is devastated. the family feels horrible about the officer that dierd. he does confirm that his nephew was bipolar and distanced himself from them. he left behind a wife and young children. funds have been set up for them at wells fargo and mechanics banks. youngstrom's organs have been donated. they issued this statement. this is our kenon. he is our hero. we are comforted to know he continues to help others. president obama heads from charlotte, north carolina to new hampshire. the president formerly accepted
the democratic nomination in front of a crowd of 20,000 people. his speech was cruising but more important -- was rousing but more importantly informative. >> if you believe in a country where everyone gets a fair shot and everyone gets their fair share and everyone plays by the same rules, than i need you to vote is this november. >> goals include 170,000 -- and trimming the deaf sit by half a trillion dollars in the next ten years. >> they relate to us on a personal level. i feel like they can really relate to my life, my struggles and my dream. >> the san francisco democratic party held a watch party at the labor union hall. big names in attendance include
former san francisco mayor willie brown and john burton. hundreds of people expecting to attend the convention final night were shut out and denied the chance to see the president's acceptance speech live even though they had tickets. what happened coming up. president is hoping for a big post convention bounce. this morning he joins vice president joe biden and their wives' at a campaign stop in new hampshire. after taking a few days to prep for the debate romney returns to the campaign trade today. both will be paying tax to the lobless report coming out this morning. the numbers in just an hour.
job analysts predict it will be around 130,000. economists believe the unemployment rate will remain at 8.3%. we'll tell you what happens when those numbers come in an hour. in a couple hours opening ceremonies will be held to kick off the susan g. komen walk. local donations are down by 307%. many decided to boycott this years walk. it comes after the organizations controversial decision earlier this year to stop funding planned parenthood. at that time planned parenthood was the foe cushion of an investigation into whether it illegally used government money to pay for abortion. 4:37 is the time right now. we understand there is a sig alert up in napa. what is going on? >> we have construction work going on off silverado trail. there is traffic control due top paving. long delays are expected through this weekend and
possibly monday or tuesday of next week. definitely use alternate routes. let's take a look the the east shore freeway. traffic heading toward the mccarthur maze no delays to report. at the bay bridge toll plaza it's early, no problems getting into san francisco right now. 280 near san jose same story. not seeing any fog on any of the cameras this morning. it's rest clear out there -- it's pretty clear out there? so far. sometimes the fog can develop after 5:30-6:00. some fog is out there but it's not as solid. we can say goodbye to the thunderstorm activity. everything has disappeared. west, southwest 16 out toward travis. a little bit of a sea breeze west five at sfo. there is a little puff of a breeze. even though we lose clouds some of the fog forecast levels are remarkably consistent. very close to everything.
a cool morning toward napa and santa rosa. san jose 56. couple mornings it has been overcast. calmer conditions prevail. fog, sun, warm. nice coast and bay. it will be warm inland or hot. 90 is hot. that is out toward antioch. fairfield 87. morgan hill 88. santa rosa 78. 79 san jose. 60s on the coast. expect for santa cruz they will be a little warmer. no big changes. a little bump up early next week. pam. thank you. another dust from the han that virus. new information about the problems plaguing oakland's police radio system. a look at highway 24 shows traffic moving well.
maybe you are just cancer-ish, and then it'll pass. before cancer, i took my health entirely for granted, like air. but my symptoms -- pain in my abdomen, and periods that were heavier and longer than usual for me -- related to menopause, i thought. but no. i had cancer. and treatment. if you have symptoms that last two weeks or longer, be brave. go to the doctor. ask questions. the odds are, you don't have cancer. but find out for sure. ovarian and uterine cancers are gynecologic cancers. signs and symptoms are not the same for everyone. allen: now i'm feeling healthy and happy and hopeful. i am so lucky. i got sick, and then i got better.
good morning. there is some fog. mainly up toward northern marin county. only patchy or hardly anything elsewhere. yosemite national park is on high alert after a third visitor has died of the hantavirus. the person was visiting from west virginia and had stayed in a tent cabin in mid june. the number of confirmed hantavirus cases stands at eight. the park is warning as many as 22,000 people may have been exposed. hantavirus is constructed through exposure through the droppings of deer mice. they are burning out of williams. the size of the area burned has doubled in size since wednesday. the fires have burned nearly 10,000 acres and only 10% contained. indian reservation has been
evacuated. people are staying at a nearby hotel. the biggest concern for fire crews today is that the flames could move over a ridge and closer to homes. >> we are hoping to keep this fire south of highway 20 so it does not continue to go on the other side. >> the biggest challenge for firefighters is the steep terrain and the cause is still under investigation. time is 4:43 cadaver dogs are being brought in to look for a man missing over the sacramento river. he was last seen at a spot called beer can beach on sunday during a weekend float down the river. a $5,000 reward is being offered for olson's safe return. it's a guilty verdict for the former illinois police officer drew peterson who is accused of murdering his third wife. the jury announced their decision yesterday. he faces a maximum of 60 years in prison for the 2004 murder
of his ex-wife kathleen savio. he's also suspected in the disappearance of his fourth wife stacy peterson. hundreds of people with passes to see president obama's acceptance speech live were locked out. last week's event originally planned for a large stadium was for much smaller. 65,000 people that had stadium tickets could no longer attend. only delegates and special guests received arena passes. hundreds of them were stranded outside after officials said the arena was full and closed the door. >> liberty and justice for all. >> former congresswoman gabby giffords made an i motional a-- made an emotional appearance. giffords was critically wounded last near in an assassination
attempt. san francisco's district attorney says there is not enough evidence to file criminal charges in a money laundering case. the property management firm was accused of laundering $4500 in contributions to mayor ed lee's election campaign. a donor showed the san francisco chronicle an e-mail from an arch way manager that told workers to hawk $500 donations and said they world be reimbursed. we have new information this morning surrounding the problems with the oakland police radio system. during the past year, radios have failed on several occasions with one of the most notable blackouts happening during president obama's visit in july. according to a letter from at & t an independent company was hired to test the 16 cell sites in question and found their towers did not cause any interference. only one tower was not operating within fcc guidelines. that tower in hayward which at & t says is too far away to
cause any blackouts. people living in oakland's diamond district met with police to talk about concern of crime in their neighborhood. one thing that was brought up was response time. last week a woman was robbed and pistol whipped in her own garage. neighbors say it took police up to 30 minutes to respond despite several calls to 911. >> i've been living in a semi state of fear over some of the other incidents that have happened. and i just want to say how unsafe i have felt. >> police say they could not discuss specifics habit case but neighbors gave a good description of the suspects car and following leads. oakland police are also placing more officers in the area where they have seen a spike in crime. there is a new sign the tech industry is in another hiring boom.
an alumni career fair on the stanford campus drew 90 silicon companies with 50 other employers turned away. nearly all were looking for engineers with software being in the greatest demand. that means they can command salaries of $75,000 or more. and each recruiter was trying to show what makes their company special. >> it really is 40 hours a week. >> the job seekers were taking their time and looking for just the right fit. most of the ones we talked with say they are confident that they will land the job they really want in less than two months. there is something big going on in downtown oakland tonight. after years of city leaders unsuccessfully trying to invigorate downtown there is a new feeling. it is called first friday. it comes from business owners and artists that are bringing new life to telegraph avenue on
the first friday of every month. rappers, poets, and impromptu car shows. now for more information on the first fridays and upcoming events you can go to our website ktvu.com and scroll down to the hot topic section. right foul at 4:48 we want to go over to tara who is in for sal. >> we are off to a great start. no backups to report. let's head over to our camera. you can see that traffic headlights there our folks heading within on the way to concord. you can see traffic showing smoothly. and finally at the san mateo bridge traffic on the right hand side there folks heading toward foster city and on the other side toward newark and hayward area. here is steve. most of the tropical clouds are gone. there can be a few drifting by. nothing compared to what we had
two days ago. still a sea breeze in place. a little stronger than any northerly winds. even though the fog is from about point rays light rays. even south there is a little patchy fog. upper 40s and 50s. temperatures running a little cooler due to the fact that most locations have clear skies. high pressure in the southwest. the one reresponsible for a tropical clouds went way out there. heading off to the hawaiian islands. another system looks like it will keep the the on shore push going. otherwise looks like a very quiet pattern as it goes into the weekend. tropical cloud and thunderstorm activity has really calmed down. here is patchy fog there. really not much yet. sometimes around 6:00 or 7:00 it tends to form around sunrise. 60s and 70s and 80s to upper 80s. no big change as we go into the week. maybe a couple degrees cooler
time now is 4:52. sentencing is scheduled next month for one of the six defendants charged in a richmond gang rape. ortega pleaded guilty after receiving a plea deal. he will receive a 32 year prison sentence. he was one of the instigators of a rape of a teenager outside of a home coming dance. police department is trying to save a patrol unit that cuts down on burglars. the program tracks down students that skip school. officers say they pick up 25-35 a day. now more officers are needed for street patrol but the department plans to have officers work overtime on the truancy problem. there is a surprising new
study out that raises a regular flag about mammograms. european doctors found that the breast cancer screening program may raise the disease of the risk. the concern is the radiation may be harmful to the women that cause the cancer. it was quite a surprise for a sonoma girl who's father had been serving in iraq and afghanistan for the past 2.5 years. gives you chills. brooke was in the middle of gym class at school yesterday when her father walked right in. brooke says at first she didn't realize it was her dad. >> i just thought you know like oh maybe somebody elses dad or uncle or cousin or brother. and then as he got closer i'm
like oh my gosh that is him. i was really just speechless. >> he was welcomed home to sonoma by the patriot guard riders and he will be able to spend the next few days with his daughter and other family members before he returns to his unit. 4:54 is the time. back over to tara covering traffic for us this morning. what is going on? >> not much. that is the good news. roadways are pretty clear. seeing a lot of green arrows on our maps which means folks are moving at post the speeds. and finally at the mccarthur maze you can see traffic flowing well in all directions. no backups at the toll plaza. everything is looking good so far for your friday morning.
here is steve. >> thank you. higher clouds. most of those are gone. still an area of low pressure off the pacific northwest. deepened here overs next 48 hours. temperatures yesterday may have peaked out. still it will be sunny to mostly sunny today. so far most of that is marin county and sonoma county. a few high clouds toward valley. most of the higher clouds and even the shower activity has moved off. west, southwest 15. upper 40s to low 50s. a little cool toward napa and santa rosa. this is the low right there. it will deepen right there. that means temperatures actually probably topped out yesterday and start a little cool down. fog, sun, warm. even though most of the coast is clear. temperatures 60s to 70s coast and bay. 80s inland. upper 80s for some. no big changes if anything. that system moves into the
north once it goes by on monday it should see temperatures rebound. coming up in our 5:00 hour. we actually want to tell you first about one man that had the catch of his life. he was surprised to find a great white shark when he reeled in his line at the pier at manhattan beach. it was seven or eight feet long. the shark swam right under and unaware swimmer this is the second time a great white shark has been caught in manhattan beach. yikes. coming up on our 5:00 hour local kids going vegetarian once a week. the reason why one school district is taking meat off the menu. plus more on a developing story in vallejo. two people killed inside their own home. wait until you hear about who all else was also inside that home.
believed to be abducted by their father. why they may be on a yacht and when they were last seen. remembering a fallen chp officer that was gunned down on a local highway. how the community is coming together to take care of his family. president obama's message to the nation the new goals he laid out as the election race heats up. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's a friday, september 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us let's check in with steve paulson. >> we do have some fog out there. really not that much. there is a big fog bank but most of it is just north of the city. and san mateo, santa cruz coastline mostly fog free. nice by the coast. we lose the higher clouds to sunny to mostly sunny today. 60s and 70s d